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Where is Comet SWAN (C/2020 F8)?

Comet SWAN (C/2020 F8) is currently in the constellation of Orion. The current Right Ascension is 06h 00m 37s and the Declination is -03° 24’ 51”.

06h 00m 37s
-03° 24’ 51”
Orion
  • C/2020 F8 (SWAN) is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
  • It is visible looking in the East-South-East direction at an altitude of 17° above the horizon.
  • Given its current magnitude, C/2020 F8 (SWAN) is visible with the help of a telescope havng an aperture of 20 inches (500mm) or more.
  • See also C/2020 F8 (SWAN) rise and set times.
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Below you can see a simplified sky chart showing where Comet SWAN (C/2020 F8) is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations. More advanced sky charts for Comet SWAN (C/2020 F8) are available on TheSkyLive: 1) the Online Planetarium which is interactive and allows to select dates and additional objects to visualize; and 2) the Live Position and Data Tracker which provides the highest precision position data and features deep sky imagery from the Digitized Sky Survey.

Map showing Comet SWAN (C/2020 F8) in Orion on October, 27 2020
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
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 = visible to the naked eye
 = binocular, brighter than 10th magnitude
= current altitude ≥ 30°   = current altitude < 30°   = below the horizon
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

See also the following additional resources about Comet SWAN (C/2020 F8)